Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development: REF HQ767.9 .C352 2005 and online
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: REF HQ767.84 E53 2003
Encyclopedia of Special Education: REF LC40007 .E53 and online
Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development: REF HM626 .E538 2009
Books to Check Out
Books about Early Childhood Education are located in the LB section of the stacks. Subcategories are broken down as follows:
LB5-3640 Theory and practice of education
LB51-885 Systems of individual educators and writers
LB1025-1050.75 Teaching (Principles and practice)
LB1049.9-1050.75 Reading (General)
LB1050.9-1091 Educational psychology
LB1101-1139 Child study
LB1139.2-1139.5 Early childhood education
LB1140-1140.5 Preschool education. Nursery schools
LB1501-1547 Primary education
LB1555-1602 Elementary or public school education
LB1705-2286 Education and training of teachers and administrators
Other Terms to Consider
Try using one or more of the following keywords and phrases (alone or in combination) to search the online catalog & the LRC research databases for books or articles:
child development; child development - philosophy
early childhood; early childhood education
friendship; friendship in children
No Child Left Behind Act
obesity; obesity in children
physical fitness; physical fitness for children
Piaget, Jean; Vygotsky, Lev; Rogers, Fred; Bandura, Albert; Dewey, John; Erikson, Erik; Skinner, B.F.
play; play – psychological aspects
sexism in education; education - gender bias
special education; learning disorders; learning disabilities; behavior disorders; autism; gifted children
Magazines and Journals in the LRC
Journal of Family Theory & Review
Research Databases for Online Articles
Thousands of encyclopedia articles with links to other LRC resources.
ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)
Links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
Scholarly journal articles spanning a broad range of academic disciplines.
Viewpoints articles present both sides of controversial issues.
The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education
Information on demographics, allocations, statistics, and enrollment history
The world's largest organization working on behalf of young children
The National Education Association